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Giants undrafted free-agent signing tracker: San Francisco's 2020 deals

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In a usual year, Giants scouts could finally take a bit of a breather after the final round of the MLB draft.

But this year is different in every way, and that includes the draft. It was cut from 40 rounds to five, leaving more than 1,000 extra amateur players undrafted, and starting on the morning of June 12 those players were allowed to sign with any MLB club for up to $20,000.

The Giants already have selected seven players and expect to sign them all.

First round (13): North Carolina State catcher Patrick Bailey
Second round (49): San Diego State third baseman Casey Schmitt 
Compensation round (67, 68): NC State pitcher Nick Swiney; Dallas Baptist shortstop Jimmy Glowenke
Third round (85): De La Salle pitcher Kyle Harrison -- already signed
Fourth round: Arizona State pitcher R.J. Dabovich
Fifth round: Le Moyne College pitcher Ryan Murphy

The Giants have been planning for this next phase for months. Here are their reported agreements with undrafted players: 

 

Carter Williams, OF, North Carolina Central 


Ty Weber, RHP, Illinois


Tyler Forner, OF, Camas High School (Washington)

Brett Auerbach, C/OF/3B, Alabama 

According to Kendall Rogers of D1 Baseball, the Giants have signed the utility player. 

Wil Jensen, RHP, Pepperdine

Jensen, previously drafted by the A's, was one of the top undrafted pitchers available and was ranked No. 236 on Baseball-America's pre-draft list. Per BA, he is a potential back-end starter. Jensen had Tommy John surgery as a sophomore but this season was 3-0 with a 2.19 ERA in four starts before the shutdown. 

Robert Emery, C, USF

The Giants promised to focus on local prospects, and this is as local as it gets. The latest addition, as reported by a former SI football star: 

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